Fully updated, featured re-release! Includes new information, personal stories, and delicious recipes.
Beauty is not about hard work after all -- if you have the right tools. This revolutionary guide peels away the layers of conventional body and beauty wisdom to uncover the crucial missing information needed for real transformation. nationally renowned beauty and holistic health expert kat James reveals the life-altering secrets she discovered after more than a decade of self-destructive living, and an eating disorder that almost took her life.
Based on breaking science and her own remarkable metamorphosis, The Truth About Beauty represents the most comprehensively researched, inside-out beauty guide to date. In this book you will discover the real power tools for dramatic, healthy self-transformation without drugs, surgery, harsh regimens, or deprivation.
In this fully updated and expanded fifth-anniversary edition, you will find more than one hundred new pages of information and hard-to-find resources, including book-wide chart updates, incredible new success stories, and -- by demand -- Kat's Six-Day Jumpstart menu and Recipe Collection from her acclaimed Total Transformation® programs!
Transform yourself by upgrading selfsabotaging choices into "pro-beauty" choices.
Shut off weight gain, inflammation, and food addiction by correcting your chemistry (not by counting calories).
Get back your "virgin skin" by getting off the merry-go-round of problemcausing product regimens and taking a smarter, inside-out approach to chronic issues.
Discover the most exciting, proven natural antiaging nutrients and strategies.
Access a powerful arsenal of standout foods, supplements, and cosmeceuticals that Marie Claire calls "worth their weight in gold."
Nationally renowned beauty and holistic health expert Kat James transformed her body and skin beyond recognition after a twelve-year eating disorder and the resulting liver disease nearly took her life. Through her book, national health columns, public television special, lectures, and acclaimed Total Transformation® programs, she has helped millions to mastermind their own healing transformations using science and strategy rather than suffering or extreme measures. James came to know the inside of the beauty industry from her many years as one of the most quoted experts and cosmetics-company spokespersons of the 1990s, and now offers a rare new perspective on enlightened, holistic self-transformation. Her advice has appeared in nearly every major women's and national health magazine, including Vogue and O, The Oprah Magazine, as well as on the Today show. She is founder of www.informedbeauty.com and creator of Total Transformation® programs. Her clients have included celebrities such as Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker and world-class athletes.
Publisher: Atria Books/Beyond Words (December 26, 2007)
"Kat James's approach represents not only a path for personal triumph but an approach to beauty and health whose time has come."
-- Suzanne Grimes, former publisher, Glamour
"Kat James is a master of self-transformation. She should know -- she was her first dramatic success story. This book is the advanced course on inside-out beauty."
-- Mary Christ Anderson, senior fitness editor, Self
"Kat James delivers results you've never obtained from any beauty or diet book before. The resource guide alone is worth its weight in gold."
-- Mary Rose Almasi, contributing health writer, Marie Claire
"The Truth About Beauty is a rare gem because Kat James's own transformation and dietary approach are uncannily in sync with the best science. I will recommend this book for years to come, as its truths will never change."
-- Ron Rosedale, MD, bestselling author of The Rosedale Diet
"If anyone can bring home the message to get informed and take better care of ourselves, it's Kat James."
-- Liz Smith, nationally syndicated columnist
"The Truth About Beauty is an exceptional resource for anyone seeking inside-out transformation, and perhaps the only 'beauty book' that gets it right from a dietary perspective. Kat's victory over her eating disorder and other diseases combined with her 'celebrity beauty expert' status give her a powerful dual perspective."
-- Dr. Joseph Mercola, founder of mercola.com, the world's most visited natural health website
"This book is a masterpiece."
-- Oz Garcia, multiple winner, New York magazine Nutritionist of the Year